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Dr. Amirali Moeini Chaghervand

Dr. Amirali Moeini Chaghervand

Dr. Amirali Moeini Chaghervand

Assistant Professor of AccountingAccounting and International Business


Dr. Moeini joined UHD as an Assistant Professor of Accounting in Fall 2022. He has also taught at Kent State University while pursuing his Ph.D. in accounting. His primary research interests are audit quality, executive compensation, and corporate investments. He has published papers in the Accounting Horizons and International Journal of Accounting & Finance Review on audit quality impact of audit firm office acquisition and on measurement operationalization in accounting research. He enjoys teaching financial accounting and auditing to undergraduate and graduate students. In his free time, he likes to play tennis and watch soccer games.

Degrees Earned

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) | Major Accounting •Kent State University (KSU)

Master of Science in Accounting (MSA) | Major Assurance Services •Kent State University (KSU)

Master of Business Administration (MBA) | Major Finance •University of Malaya (UM)

Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering | Major Industrial Production •Najafabad Azad University (NAU)

Professional Certification •Certified Management Accountant (CMA)

Courses Taught

ACC 6311 Seminar in Financial Accounting
ACC 4304 Auditing
ACC 4303 Advanced Accounting

Experience Qualifications

Business and Professional Experience
Accounting Instructor | Kent State University | 2020 - 2022
Controller | Global Gazamaljo (Malaysia) | 2011 - 2014
Bank Teller | Ghavamin Bank (Iran) | 2006 - 2008
Project Analyst | Mobarakeh Steel Company (Iran) | 2005
Plant Layout Designer | RTC (Iran) | 2004

Organizations / Community Experience
Member of the American Accounting Association (AAA)
Member of the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA)
Texas Society of CPAs' Faculty Ambassador

More Information

Zimmerman, A. B., A. Moeini Chaghervand, R. D. Sellers, and T. J. Fogarty. 2022. The Spillover Effect of Audit Firm Office Acquisition on the Audit Quality of the Existing Client Base. Accounting Horizons 36 (2) 143 - 165.

Jadallah, J., A. Moeini Chaghervand, M. D. Meckfessel, and R. D. Sellers. 2022. Measurement Operationalization and Written Clarity in Accounting Research An Integrated Pedagogical Approach for a Doctoral Research Seminar. International Journal of Accounting and Finance Review 11 (1) 37 - 48.

Paper Awards
Tietz, W., and A. Moeini Chaghervand. 2016. Caesars Palace A Serial Introductory Financial Accounting Case. Education Paper, Kent State University. Presented at the Ohio Region Meeting of the American Accounting Association in April 2016. Winner of the Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Section Best Education Paper Award.

Teaching Certifications
IMA Data Analytics & Visualization Fundamentals Certificate

Online Teaching Certification (Kent State Online)